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Philmont Prep 

Saturday, November 29, 2014 10:07 AM Categories: Backpacking High-Adventure Important One-pager Parent Meeting Planning Training

The Premiere Scouting Experience! 
INFORMATION MEETING FOR BOTH PARENT AND CHILD
Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 PM (Hoppock)


We will have a special guest who will share with us his experiences at Philmont
To help prepare the troop for our trip during the summer of 2016
What will be discussed?
⦁    What is Philmont and why does it have the distinction of: “The premier scouting experience”
⦁    What opportunities, adventures, and experiences are there at Philmont
⦁    Cost and budget and payment plan options 
⦁    Logistics of getting scouts to New Mexico

 

Why Philmont? Why High adventure? 
⦁    The largest youth camp in the world
⦁    leaves lasting memories with youth and fosters development in character and leadership
⦁    It has been described as a life changing trip by almost every scout who has attended
⦁    Thirty-four staffed camps and 55 trail camps are operated at Philmont
⦁    Philmont is the BSA’s oldest and largest national high adventure base. 
⦁    Over 137,000 acres of mountainous backcountry in northeastern New Mexico.
⦁    Altitude ranges from 6,000 to over 12,000 feet above sea level.
⦁    Backcountry programs include rock climbing, mountain biking, black-powder rifles, logging, horseback riding, mine tours,  gold panning, search & rescue and many more.
⦁    Grow teamwork, leadership and outdoor skills
⦁    Philmont is home to the only know Tyrannosaurus Rex footprint in the world.
⦁    Philmont is still a working cattle ranch with rodeo champion wranglers on staff.
⦁    The Tooth of Time was a landmark on the Santa Fe Trail.
⦁    Kit Carson museum 
Do not let your child miss out on a once in a lifetime experience!

 


Qualifications:
 Participants must be at least 14 years old by date of arrival at Philmont OR completed 8th grade and be at least 13 years old by time of arrival. Boy Scouts must be First Class Rank. First Aid, Camping, Cooking and Hiking or Backpacking merit badges are also recommended. All participants must meet Philmont's height/weight standards in order to trek in the backcountry.  Active participation in 191 crew training & shakedown events is required.

If you have questions, please contact ASM Curley at tom@troop191nj.org

Mandatory Parent Meeting 

Attention: Parents Must Attend
Posted by Michael Garvey Friday, May 16, 2014 5:39 PM Categories: Committee Important Parent Meeting Requirements

 

Troop 191 – Bethlehem Township

Mandatory Parent Meeting

Thursday, May 29th , 2014

Ethel Hoppock Middle School, Room #1


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  • Come and meet our Committee Members and our Leadership Team.

  • Learn more about their roles and responsibilities.

  • Understand the new direction of the Troop and how it benefits your son’s (and you too).

  • Hear about our transition plan for our new Scoutmaster.

  • Important information discussed about Summer Camp.

  • Learn about lots of opportunities on how you can give back to the Troop.

  • Much More!

 

Please put on your calendar … Refreshments and snacks served.

Any questions, please contact

Frank Coppola, Committee Chairperson

f.coppola@troop191nj.org or

Linda Garvey, Troop 191 Secretary

lindagarvey@embarqmail.com

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